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SubjectRe: [RFC] Simple userspace interface for PCI drivers
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On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 21:17 +0000, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > And the name is a bit ackward, anyone have a better suggestion?
>
> drivers/uio (for userspace io driver)?

not too bad.

> And yes, I think this one _should_ taint the kernel. When userspace
> starts playing with interrupts, chances of kernel crash are high.

Userspace does not play with interrupts directly. You still have a small
stub driver, which does the primary interrupt handling, else you would
have a hard time to deal with shared irqs.

> Does it work properly with pci shared interrupts?

See the SERCOS example I posted.

tglx



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